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Epithet: Translator of Ossian, afterwards Agent for the Nawab of Arcot, and MP for Camelford

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Epithet: poet and translator

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referencedIn Vol. xiii. Aug. 1779-March, 1780.Charles Chapman, Resident at Nangpoor: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1779-1795.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxii. Feb.-March, 1782.Alexander Davidson, of the Council of Fort St George: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1780, 1781.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Charles Chapman, Resident at Nangpoor: Correspondence wit... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xii. Fab.-July, 1779.William Palmer, Major, afterwards General: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1777-1816.Sir John Mcpherson, Member of the Council, afterwards Governor-General of India: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1786.James Macpherson, Trans... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xx. Oct.-Nov. 1781.William Popham, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1779-1794.Thomas Goddard, General: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1774-1782.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters ... British Library
referencedIn Aria ‘On Lena’s Gloomy Heath’ (words, ‘Ossian’), for baritone and orchestra. [German?] copy; n.d. (wm 1867 on vocal part).ff. 31 365 x 275, 302 x 240mm.Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, composer: James Macpherson, poet and translator: 'On Len... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXIII (ff. 370). 16 May, 1787-29 Mar. 1788.includes:ff. 2, 328 New Providence, Bahama Islands: Papers rel. to: 1786, 1788. f. 11 William Trevanion Barlow, Vicar of Saltash, county Cornwall: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1786, ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxix. 18 June-Sept. 1783.Charles Chapman, Resident at Nangpoor: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1779-1795.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxxii. 21 March-20 May, 1784.Sir John Hadley D'Oyly, 6th Baronet; of Shottisham: Letters to W. Hastings: 1784-1813.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.Joh... British Library
referencedIn Vol xv. 17 Sept.-Dec. 1780.Thomas Goddard, General: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1774-1782.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.John Caillaud, Brigadier-Gen... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxvii. Feb.-March, 1783.Alexander Davidson, of the Council of Fort St George: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1780, 1781.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hasti... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXVII (ff. 370). Apr.-Aug. 1781.John Robinson, Secretary to the Treasury: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1761-1802.includes:ff. 1, 33, 103 Benjamin Pye, Archdeacon of Durham 1791: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXI (ff. 375). Sept.-Nov. 1786.includes:f. 1 Admiral Philip Affleck, glass manufacturer: Letters to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1786-1788. ff. 2, 66 James Macpherson, Translator of Ossian, afterwards Agent for the Nawab of Arcot, and MP for Ca... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xi. Nov. 1778-Jan. 1779.Nathaniel Middleton, Resident at Lucknow: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1774-1798.William Palmer, Major, afterwards General: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1777-1816.Sir John Mcpherson, Member of the Council, afterwa... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xvii. 14 Feb.-April, 1781.Alexander Davidson, of the Council of Fort St George: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1780, 1781.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Has... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxx. Oct. 1783-20 Jan. 1784.John Bristow, Resident at Lucknow: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1775-1785.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.John Caillau... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxi. Dec. 1781-Jan. 1782.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.Charles Chapman, Resident... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxxi. 22 Jan.-20 March, 1784.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.John Bristow, Resident at Lucknow: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1775-1785.Charles Chapma... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXX (ff. 183). 10 Nov 1781-31 July, 1787.Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1779-1794.includes:f. 1 Montague Cribb, widow of Major R Cribb: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1781. f. ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxxiii. 21 May-20 July, 1784.John Hollond, Resident at Hyderabad: Letters to W. Hastings: 1780-1818.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.John Caillaud, Bri... British Library
referencedIn HANOVER PAPERS, being the correspondence and papers of J-Robethon, private secretary (1) to William III., (2) to George William, Duke of Zell, and (3) to George Louis, Elector of Hanover, and George I. of England; 2 Oct. 1692-13 Nov. 1719. Eleven vo... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxv. Sept.-15 Nov. 1782John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.John Bristow, Resident at Lucknow: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1775-1785.Charles Chapman, Res... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXI (ff. 370). Apr. 1778-Mar. 1779.George Cressener, diplomatist: Letters to the lst Earl of Liverpool: 1764-1781.John Robinson, Secretary to the Treasury: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1761-1802.includes:ff. 1, 13 Henry Bathhu... British Library
referencedIn Vol. II (ff. i + 255). This contains nothing, apart from the assignments, of special interest.includes:f. 8 John Andrews: Assignment of his History of the Revolutions of Denmark: 1773. f. 10 Arnoux Deslandes): Assignment of his Art of teaching Frenc..., 1707-1820 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xviii. May-July, 1781.Charles Chapman, Resident at Nangpoor: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1779-1795.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Alexan... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xix. Aug.-Sept. 1781.William Popham, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1779-1794.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letter... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxiii. April-June, 1782.Charles Chapman, Resident at Nangpoor: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1779-1795.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Alex... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXVII (ff. 209). 17 July, 1775-21 July, 1779.Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1779-1794.M-Pierrepont, Secretary to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: Letter-books of the same written by: 1775-1783.inclu... British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL correspondence of Abbate Melchior Cesarotti, Professor of Greek at Padua, with copies and drafts; 5 Jan. 1761-15 Apr. 1808. Ital. and Fr. Included are original letters from: Charles Sackville [afterwards Duke of Dorset]; Dolo, Paris, 30 Aug... British Library
referencedIn Macpherson Collection: correspondence and papers of Sir John Macpherson, Bart (1745-1821), 1760-1821 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIII (ff. 376). Jan.-June, 1764.includes:f. 1 Sir John Turner, 3rd Baronet of Warham; Lord of the Treasury: Correspondence with the lst Earl of Liverpool: 1764. ff. 2, 13, 33, 42, 60, 72, 80, 147, 148, 159, 168, 224, 248 Joseph Salvador, mercha... British Library
referencedIn Vol xxiv. July-Aug. 1782.Charles Chapman, Resident at Nangpoor: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1779-1795.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.John ... British Library
referencedIn Vol xvi. Jan.-13 Feb. 1781.Thomas Goddard, General: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1774-1782.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Sweeney Toone, M... British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxvi. 16 Nov. 1782-Jan. 1783.David Anderson: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1778-1817.Thomas Goddard, General: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1774-1782.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.John Bristow, Resi... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XVII (ff. 404). Jan. 1768-June, 1771.John Robinson, Secretary to the Treasury: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1761-1802.includes:ff. 1-333 passim Richard Wolters, English agent in Rotterdam and afterwards at Brussels: Correspond... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXIX (ff. 221). 4 Sept. 1780-10 Nov. 1781.Hon Henry Seymour-Conway, Field-Marshal 1793: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1767-1795.M-Pierrepont, Secretary to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: Letter-books of the same written by: 1775-178... British Library
referencedIn Vol xiv. April-15 Sept. 1780.David Anderson: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1778-1817.William Popham, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1779-1794.Charles Chapman, Resident at Nangpoor: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1779-1795.Sweeney Toon... British Library
referencedIn Vol. lxii. Undated. Ha-R.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.George Nesbitt Thompson: Correspondence with W. Hastings and others: 1785-1818.Colonel Thomas Deane Pearse: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1781-1788.Wil..., 1758-1838 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxxvii. Feb.-Aug. 1785.John Hollond, Resident at Hyderabad: Letters to W. Hastings: 1780-1818.Samuel Turner, Lieutenant, Commissioner to Thibet: Letters to W. Hastings and others: 1784-1799.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hast... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. i + 207). This includes a letter signed by William Cobbett, 1801 (f. 55), and copies of letters from Sterne and Swift (ff. 178, 185). For the names of authors, publishers, etc., see the Index to this catalogue; and for the titles of lit..., 1801 British Library
referencedIn Vol. xxviii. April-15 June, 1783.John Bristow, Resident at Lucknow: Correspondence with W. Hastings: 1775-1785.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.John Caillau... British Library
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